It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal. These guides aren't just for animals you might encounter while in Tucson and environs but for all the wondrous and interesting critters found around these parts. Yes, we really do have Gila Monsters! Yes, there's really a toad that squirts blood from its eyes! And who doesn't think of Arizona and not think of rattlesnakes and coyotes? Read on to learn about some of our local feathered, scaly, and furry friends that you might encounter while here.